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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )