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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.