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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.

Idioms:

  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.