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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.

Idioms:

  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.