"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.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.

Idioms:

  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.