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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.

Idioms:

  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.