"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.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )