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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.