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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Interfere in ( হস্তক্ষেপ করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) Do not interfere in my job.

Idioms:

  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.