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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.