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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )