"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.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home