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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.

Idioms:

  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.