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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.