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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.