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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Idioms:

  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.