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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Provide with ( সরবরাহ করা (কোন জিনিস) ) I provide (supply) him with food.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush