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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.