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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.

Idioms:

  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.