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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.