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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.