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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.

Idioms:

  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.