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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.

Idioms:

  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.