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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.