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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.

Idioms:

  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.