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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.