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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )