"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.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )