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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.

Idioms:

  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.