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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Addicted to ( আসক্ত ) He is addicted to separate.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.

Idioms:

  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.