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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.

Idioms:

  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.