"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.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.