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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.