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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Involved in ( জড়িত ) He is involved in the plot.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • 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 slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.