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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.