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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.

Idioms:

  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.