"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.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.

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.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.