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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.