"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.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )