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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.