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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.