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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.