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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.

Idioms:

  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.