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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.

Idioms:

  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.