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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.

Idioms:

  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.