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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.

Idioms:

  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.