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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.