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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.