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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.

Idioms:

  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.