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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.