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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.

Idioms:

  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide