"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.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Trust with ( বিশ্বাস করা (জিনিস) ) You may trust me with the work.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.