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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.

Idioms:

  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.