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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.

Idioms:

  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.