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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.

Idioms:

  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.