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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.

Idioms:

  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.