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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.

Idioms:

  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.