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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.