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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )