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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.