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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.