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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.