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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Deal with ( ব্যবহার করা ) He deals well with the customers.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.