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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.

Idioms:

  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.