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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.