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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.

Idioms:

  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.