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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.

Idioms:

  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.