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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.

Idioms:

  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.