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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.


  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )