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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.