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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.


  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.