"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.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.