"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.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.