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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.