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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.

Idioms:

  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.