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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Trust to ( বিশ্বাস করা (ব্যক্তি) ) You may trust the work to me.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.