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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.