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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Involved in ( জড়িত ) He is involved in the plot.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.