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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Admit into ( প্রবেশাধিকার দেওয়া ) He was admitted into the room.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.


  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.