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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.


  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.