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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.


  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )