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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.

Idioms:

  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.