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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.

Idioms:

  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • 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.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.