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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.

Idioms:

  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.