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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Provide with ( সরবরাহ করা (কোন জিনিস) ) I provide (supply) him with food.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.