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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.

Idioms:

  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.