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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.