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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.