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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.

Idioms:

  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )