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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.

Idioms:

  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • 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
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel