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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.

Idioms:

  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.