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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.

Idioms:

  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.