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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.