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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.

Idioms:

  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.