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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Supply with ( যোগান দেওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) He supplied us with food.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.

Idioms:

  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.