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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.

Idioms:

  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.