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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.


  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.