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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.