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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.