"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.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.

Idioms:

  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.