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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.