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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.