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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.