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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.