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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.


  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.