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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.

Idioms:

  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.