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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.

Idioms:

  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.