"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.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.

Idioms:

  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.