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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Admit into ( প্রবেশাধিকার দেওয়া ) He was admitted into the room.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.

Idioms:

  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • 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.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.