"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.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Deal with ( ব্যবহার করা ) He deals well with the customers.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.