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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.