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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.

Idioms:

  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.