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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.