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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.