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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.

Idioms:

  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.