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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.