"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.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.

Idioms:

  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.