"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.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.

Idioms:

  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.