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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.

Idioms:

  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.