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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.

Idioms:

  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.