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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.


  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.