"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.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.