"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.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.