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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.

Idioms:

  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.