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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.