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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.