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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.

Idioms:

  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.