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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.

Idioms:

  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.