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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.

Idioms:

  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.