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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.

Idioms:

  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.