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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.

Idioms:

  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.