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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Fill with ( পরিপূর্ণ ) This tank is filled with water.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.