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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.