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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • 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?