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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.

Idioms:

  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.