"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.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.

Idioms:

  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )