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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.

Idioms:

  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.