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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.

Idioms:

  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.