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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Remedy for ( প্রতিকার ) There is no remedy for this disease.

Idioms:

  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.