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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.

Idioms:

  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.