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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.

Idioms:

  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.