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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Agree on ( একমত হওয়া (নির্দিষ্ট বিষয়) ) I am agree on this point.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.