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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.

Idioms:

  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.