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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.

Idioms:

  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.