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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.