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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Escape from ( পলায়ন করা ) The prisoner escaped from the jail.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.