"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.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.