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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.

Idioms:

  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.