"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.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.