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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.

Idioms:

  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.