"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.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.