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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Supply with ( যোগান দেওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) He supplied us with food.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.

Idioms:

  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.