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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.