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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.