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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.