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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.

Idioms:

  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.