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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.