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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.

Idioms:

  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.