"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.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel