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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.

Idioms:

  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.