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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?

Idioms:

  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush