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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Admit into ( প্রবেশাধিকার দেওয়া ) He was admitted into the room.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.