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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.

Idioms:

  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.