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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Laugh at ( বিদ্রুপ করা ) Do not taught at the poor.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.