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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.

Idioms:

  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.