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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.

Idioms:

  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.