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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.