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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.