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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Render into ( অনুবাদ করা ) Render the passage into Hindi.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.

Idioms:

  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.