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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.

Idioms:

  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.