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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.