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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.