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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.

Idioms:

  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.