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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.

Idioms:

  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.