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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.