"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.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Faith with ( বিশ্বাস (ভঙ্গ) ) He broke faith with me.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.