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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.


  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.