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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?


  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )