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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.

Idioms:

  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.