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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point

Idioms:

  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.