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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.