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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Deal with ( ব্যবহার করা ) He deals well with the customers.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.