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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.