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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses