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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.

Idioms:

  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.