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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.

Idioms:

  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.