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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.