"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.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.