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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.