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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Addicted to ( আসক্ত ) He is addicted to separate.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.