"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.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.