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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.

Idioms:

  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.