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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.