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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.

Idioms:

  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.