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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.

Idioms:

  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.