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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.

Idioms:

  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.