"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.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Involved in ( জড়িত ) He is involved in the plot.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.