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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.

Idioms:

  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.