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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

Idioms:

  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.