"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.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )