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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.

Idioms:

  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.