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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.

Idioms:

  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.