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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.