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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?

Idioms:

  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.