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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.