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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.