"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.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.