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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )