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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.


  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.