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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.

Idioms:

  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.