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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story