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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.

Idioms:

  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.