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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.