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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.

Idioms:

  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.