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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.

Idioms:

  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.