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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.