"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.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.

Idioms:

  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.