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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.

Idioms:

  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.