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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.

Idioms:

  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means