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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.

Idioms:

  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly