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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.

Idioms:

  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.