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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )