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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Agree on ( একমত হওয়া (নির্দিষ্ট বিষয়) ) I am agree on this point.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.


  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.