"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.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.