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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.

Idioms:

  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.