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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.

Idioms:

  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.