"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.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.