"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.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Escape from ( পলায়ন করা ) The prisoner escaped from the jail.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.

Idioms:

  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )