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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.