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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.