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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.

Idioms:

  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.