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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.

Idioms:

  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.