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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake