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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.

Idioms:

  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.