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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.

Idioms:

  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.