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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.