"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.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.

Idioms:

  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.