"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.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.