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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • 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.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )