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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.