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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.