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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.

Idioms:

  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.