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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.


  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.