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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.