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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.