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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.


  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.