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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.