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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.