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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Supply to ( যোগান দেওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He supplied food to us.
  • Render into ( অনুবাদ করা ) Render the passage into Hindi.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.