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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.