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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.

Idioms:

  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.