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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.