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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.

Idioms:

  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.