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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.

Idioms:

  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.