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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.