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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.