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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.

Idioms:

  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.