"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.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.