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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Render into ( অনুবাদ করা ) Render the passage into Hindi.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist