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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.