"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.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.

Idioms:

  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.