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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means

Idioms:

  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.