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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.