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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.