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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.