"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.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.

Idioms:

  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.