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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )