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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.

Idioms:

  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.