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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • 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.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.