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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.

Idioms:

  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.