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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.

Idioms:

  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.