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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.

Idioms:

  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.