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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.

Idioms:

  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )