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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )