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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )