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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.