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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.