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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.