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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.

Idioms:

  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.