"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.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )