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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.