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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.