"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.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.

Idioms:

  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake