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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Provide with ( সরবরাহ করা (কোন জিনিস) ) I provide (supply) him with food.

Idioms:

  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.