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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story