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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.