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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.

Idioms:

  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.