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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.