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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.