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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.

Idioms:

  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )