"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.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.

Idioms:

  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.