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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Interfere in ( হস্তক্ষেপ করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) Do not interfere in my job.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.

Idioms:

  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.