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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.