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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.