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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.