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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.