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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?

Idioms:

  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )