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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.