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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.