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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Belong to ( অধিকারে থাকা ) This house is no more belongs to him.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.