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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.