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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.