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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.