"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.

Idioms:

  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.