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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.

Idioms:

  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.