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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )