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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.

Idioms:

  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )