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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.