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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.