"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.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.