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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.

Idioms:

  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.