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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.