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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.

Idioms:

  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.