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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.