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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.

Idioms:

  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.