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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )