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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.