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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.