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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Remedy for ( প্রতিকার ) There is no remedy for this disease.

Idioms:

  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.