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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.

Idioms:

  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )