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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.