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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Belong to ( অধিকারে থাকা ) This house is no more belongs to him.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.