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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.