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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.