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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.