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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.

Idioms:

  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.