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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.

Idioms:

  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.