"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.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.

Idioms:

  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.