"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.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.