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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.