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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.

Idioms:

  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.