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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.


  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.