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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.

Idioms:

  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.