"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.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • 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.