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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Access to ( প্রবেশ অধিকার ) Public has no access to this area.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.