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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.