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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Remedy for ( প্রতিকার ) There is no remedy for this disease.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.

Idioms:

  • 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.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.