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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.