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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.