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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.

Idioms:

  • 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.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.