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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family