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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.

Idioms:

  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.