"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.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.

Idioms:

  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )