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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )