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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.

Idioms:

  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • 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.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.