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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.