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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.

Idioms:

  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.