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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.

Idioms:

  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.