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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.