"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.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.