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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.