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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.

Idioms:

  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )