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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news

Idioms:

  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • 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.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.