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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses