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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist