"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.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.