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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.

Idioms:

  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.