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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.