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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.

Idioms:

  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )