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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.

Idioms:

  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.