"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.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Laugh at ( বিদ্রুপ করা ) Do not taught at the poor.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.