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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.