"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.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.

Idioms:

  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.