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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.