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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.

Idioms:

  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush