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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.