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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.

Idioms:

  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.