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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.

Idioms:

  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.