"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.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.