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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.