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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.