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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.

Idioms:

  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.