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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.