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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.