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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.