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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.