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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.


  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )