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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.

Idioms:

  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.