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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.


  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.