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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.