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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.

Idioms:

  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.