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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.

Idioms:

  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.