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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.

Idioms:

  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.