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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.

Idioms:

  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.