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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.

Idioms:

  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.