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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.

Idioms:

  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.