"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.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.

Idioms:

  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.