"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.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.

Idioms:

  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.