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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.

Idioms:

  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.