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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.

Idioms:

  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.