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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.