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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )