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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.