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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.

Idioms:

  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush