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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.

Idioms:

  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )