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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.