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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.

Idioms:

  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.