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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.