"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.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.

Idioms:

  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.