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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.

Idioms:

  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake