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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.