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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.