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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.

Idioms:

  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.