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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.