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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.

Idioms:

  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.