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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )