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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.