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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Provide with ( সরবরাহ করা (কোন জিনিস) ) I provide (supply) him with food.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.