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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.

Idioms:

  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.