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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.

Idioms:

  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.