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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.

Idioms:

  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.