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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.


  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.