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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.