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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.