"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.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )