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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?

Idioms:

  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush