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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.

Idioms:

  • 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.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.