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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Escape from ( পলায়ন করা ) The prisoner escaped from the jail.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.