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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.

Idioms:

  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.