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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.