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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.