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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.