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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.


  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.