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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.