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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Supply with ( যোগান দেওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) He supplied us with food.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.

Idioms:

  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.