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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.