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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Addicted to ( আসক্ত ) He is addicted to separate.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.