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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.

Idioms:

  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.