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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.