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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.