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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.

Idioms:

  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.