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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.

Idioms:

  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.