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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Belong to ( অধিকারে থাকা ) This house is no more belongs to him.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.