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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )