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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.