"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.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.