"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.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?

Idioms:

  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.