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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.

Idioms:

  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist