"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.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.

Idioms:

  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.