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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.