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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.

Idioms:

  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )