"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.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.

Idioms:

  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses