"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.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )