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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )