"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.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.

Idioms:

  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.