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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.