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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.

Idioms:

  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.