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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.