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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.

Idioms:

  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.