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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌

Idioms:

  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.