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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.


  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.