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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.

Idioms:

  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.