The Preposition-A Preposition-A

5. The Preposition-A Preposition-A

A list of Some Appropriate Prepositions


Abhorrence of (ঘৃনা)-I have no abhorrence of beef.

Abhorrent to (ঘৃন্য)-Beef is not abhorrent to me.

Abide by (মেনে চলা)-You should abide by the rules.

Abide with (person) (সাথে থাকা) — He abides with his parents.

Abide at /in (place)( বাস করা) — He abides in Dhaka.

Abound in (থাকা) — Fish abounds in this pond.

Abound with (পরিপূর্ন) — The river abounds with fish.

Absent from (অনুপস্থিত) — He was absent from school.

Absorbed in (নিমগ্ন) — He is absorbed in studies.

Access to (প্রবেশাধিকার) — Rafik has no access to this garden.

Acceptable to somebody অর্থ- কারো কাছে গ্রহণযোগ্য- Your offer is acceptable to me.

According to (অনুসারে) —According to your order I went there.

Accompanied by (সঙ্গী হওয়া) — He was accompanied by his father.

Accompanied with (সঙ্গী হওয়া) — He has been suffering from fever accompanied with headache.

Account for- দায়ী- Who will account for the loss?

Acquainted with (পরিচিত) — I am acquainted with him.

Accused of (অভিযুক্ত) — He is accused of theft.

Accustomed to (অভ্যস্থ) — I am accustomed to such a life.

Acquit (one) of (খালাস দেয়া) — I acquit you of the charge.

Add to (যোগ করা) — Add this to that.

Adhere to- অর্থ কোন কিছুর সাথে দৃঢ় সংলগ্ন হওয়া, অনুগত হওয়া- I shall adhere to my plan.

Addicted to (আসক্ত) — He is addicted to wine.

Adjacent to (সন্নিকটে) — His school is adjacent to his house.

Admit of (যোগ্য হওয়া / অবকাশ থাকা)Your conduct admits of no excuse.

Admit to (ভর্তি করা) — He was admitted to class seven.

Admit into (অনুমতি দেয়া) — He was admitted into the room.

Affection for(স্নেহ) — the teacher feels affection for every pupil.

Affectionate to(স্নেহশীল) — He is affectionate to me.

Afraid of (ভীত) — I am not afraid of ghosts.

Agree with (a person), on (a point), to (a proposal) — সম্মত হওয়া

I agree with you on this point, but I cannot agree to all the proposals.

N.B যদি agree এর পর ব্যক্তিবাচক শব্দ Object থাকে তাহলে with বসবে আর যদি কোন বিষয় উল্লেখ থাকে তাহলে on বসে আর যদি কোন proposal বা প্রস্তাব উল্লেখ থাকে তাহলে to বসে।

Aim at (তাক করা) — He aimed his gun at the bird.

Alarmed at (আতংকগ্রস্থ) — We were alarmed at the news.

Allot to (বন্ঠন করা) — One room has been allotted to him.

Alternative to (বিকল্প) — This question is alternative to that.

Aloof from (দূরে থাকা) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.

Ambition for (উচ্চাকাংখা) — He has no ambition for fame in life.

Angry with (a person), for (something), at (one's conduct) রাগান্বিত —

He is angry with me for speaking against him. I am angry at your conduct.

N.B. যদি angry এর পর ব্যক্তিবাচক শব্দ Object থাকে তাহলে with বসবে আর যদি কোন কিছুর জন্য রাগান্বিত হওয়া বুঝায় তাহলে for বসে আর যদি কারও ব্যবহারে রাগান্বিত হওয়া বুঝায় তাহলে at বসে, কোন বিষয়ে রাগান্বিত হলে about বসে।

Annoyed with (a person), for (something) বিরক্ত—I was annoyed with him for being late.

Antipathy to কোন বিষয়ের প্রতি বিতৃষ্ণা, ঘৃণা বা বিরাগ- He has an antipathy to smoking.

Anxious about, for (উদ্বিগ্ন) — I am anxious about your health. He is anxious for getting a job.

Appeal to (a person), for (something), against (a wrong) আবেদন করা —

He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon. They appealed against the verdict of the lower court.

N.B যদি appeal এর পর ব্যক্তিবাচক শব্দ Object থাকে তাহলে to বসবে অর্থাৎ কারও কাছে আবেদন করা বুঝায় আর যদি কোন কিছুর জন্য আবেদন করা বুঝায় তাহলে for বসে আর যদি কোন কোন কিছুর বিরুদ্ধে আবেদন করা বুঝায় তাহলে against বসে।

Appetite for (ক্ষুধা) — The patient has no appetite for food.

Apply to (a person), for (a thing) আবেদন করা —He applied to the Secretary for the post.

Apprehensive of অর্থ কোন কিছু সম্পর্কে উদ্বিগ্ন থাকা- I am never apprehensive of my success.

Aptitude for (দক্ষতা) —I have no aptitude for English.

Arrive at (পৌছানো) — We arrived at the station in time.

Assure of- আশ্বস্ত করা, নিশ্চয়তা দেয়া- He has assured me of safety.

Argue with  (a person), for or against (a thing) তর্ক করা —I argued with him  for (or against) the point.

Assign to (নির্দিষ্ট করে দেয়া) — He assigned the task to me.

Ashamed of (কোন কিছুর জন্য লজ্জিত) — He is not ashamed of his conduct.

Ashamed for (কারও জন্য লজ্জিত)— I feel ashamed for you.

Attend to (মনোযোগ দেয়া)—Attend to your lesson.

Attach to (যুক্ত করা)—Attach this slip to the letter.

Attend on (upon) (সেবা করা)—She attends on (upon) her mother.

Authority Over- কোন কিছুর উপর কর্তৃত্ব/নিয়ন্ত্রণ- The parents should have authority over their sons and daughters.

Avail (oneself) of (সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা)—You must avail yourself of it.

Aware of (সতর্ক)-He is aware of the fact.

6. The Preposition-A Preposition-B C

A list of Some Appropriate Prepositions


Based on (ভিত্তি করে গঠিত) —Our remarks are not based on facts.

Bad at কোন কিছুতে মন্দ- I am not bad at tennis

Beg (a Person ) for (a thing) ভিক্ষা করা —He begged me for  the favour.

Beg (a thing) of (a person)—He begged the favour of me.

Believe in (বিশ্বাস করা)— I do not believe in his honesty.

Belong to (আওতাভুক্ত/মালিক হওয়া)—This book belongs to me.

Bent on (ইচ্ছুক)—He is bent on doing this.

Beware of (সতর্ক হওয়া)—Beware of pick-pockets.

Blessed with—(অধিকারী হওয়া) He is blessed with good health.

Blessed in (সুখি / কোন কিছুর দ্বারা আশীর্বাদ প্রাপ্ত) — He is blessed in his children.

Blind of (চোখে অন্ধ) —He is blind of one eye.

Blind to (কারও দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ)—He is blind to his own faults.

Blush with, for (অরক্তিম বদন হওয়া)—She blushed with shame. There is no cause to blush for me.

Boast of (অহংকার করা)—Do not boast of your wealth.

Born of, in (জন্মগ্রহণ করা)—He was born of poor parents. He was born in Poverty.

Bound for (যাত্রা করা)—The ship is bound for England.

Bring to অর্থ- আনা- My sister brings color and happiness to my life.

Break in- কোন কিছুতে বিঘ্ন ঘটানো- Its impolite to break in when someone else is talking.

Brood on, over (চিন্তা করে মন খারাপ করা)—Do not brood over your misfortune.

Burst into (কান্নায় ভেঙে পড়া)—He burst into tears at the sad news.

Burst out (হেসে গড়িয়ে পড়া)—He burst out laughing at my joke.

Busy with (ব্যস্ত)-He is busy with his studies.


Callous to (উদাসীন)—He is callous to my suffering.

Call off- বন্ধ রাখা- They had to call off the match as the ground was wet.

Capable of (সক্ষম)—He is capable of doing this alone.

Capacity for (সক্ষম)—He has no capacity for hard work.

Care for (গ্রাহ্য করা)—I do not care for you.

Care of (যত্ন নেয়া)-Take care of your health.

Careful of (সতর্ক)—He is careful of his money.

Certain of (নিশ্চিত)—He is now certain of his ground.

Charge (a person) with (a fault), (অভিযুক্ত) - He  charged me with theft.

Charged on (against) (a person) (অভিযুক্ত) -Theft was charged on (against) him.

Close to (কাছাকাছি)-The school is very close to our house.

Clue to (সূত্র)-Find out the clue to the mystery.

Come of (জন্মগ্রহণ করা)—He comes of a noble family.

Come back from- কোথাও থেকে ফেরত আসা অর্থে - Rahim has not yet come back from the bazaar.

Come round- আরোগ্য হওয়া- When we found him he was unconscious but he came round in half an hour.

Commence on (শুরু হওয়া)—Our examination commences on the 3rd July.

Comment on (মন্তব্য করা)—He commented favourably on the point.

Compare with (similar things)( তুলনা করা)—Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Compare to (dissimilar things)( তুলনা করা)—Anger is compared to fire.

N.B যদি ব্যক্তিবাচক শব্দের সাথে ব্যাক্তিবাচক শব্দের তুলনা হয় তাহলে with বসবে আর যদি বস্তুবাচক শব্দের সাথে বস্তুবাচক শব্দের তুলনা হয় তাহলে to বসবে

Compete with (some one), for (something)( প্রতিদ্বন্দ্বিতা করা)—I competed with him for the first prize.

Complain to (a person),( কারও কাছে অভিযোগ করা)—They complained to the M.D about his behaviour.

Complain against (another)( কারও বিরুদ্ধে অভিযোগ করা)—They complained  against me.

Complain about (something) (কোন বিষয়ে অভিযোগ করা)—They complained  about my misbehaviour.

Comply with (সম্মত হওয়া)—I shall comply with your request.

Composed of (গঠিত হওয়া)—Water is composed of Hydrozen and Oxygen.                 

Conducive to- কোন কিছুর প্রতি উপকারী- Swimming is conducive to health.

Confident of (নিশ্চিত)—I am confident of success.

Confined in (a room), to (bed) (আবদ্ধ)-He is confined in a room for five days. He is confined to bed.

Congratulate on (অভিনন্দন জানানো)—I congratulate you on your success.

Congenial to অর্থ উপযোগী বা স্বাস্থসম্মত হওয়া- The climate is congenial to health.

Conscious of (সচেতন)—He is conscious of his weakness.

Consist of (গঠিত হওয়া)-This class consists of fifty boys.

Consistent with (সংগতিপূর্ণ)-Your action is not consistent with the rules.

Consult with (a person) (কারও সাথে পরামর্শ করা) —I consulted with him on the matter.

Consult on or about (a thing) (কোন বিষয়ে পরামর্শ করা) —I consulted with him on /about the matter

Contrary to (বিপক্ষে)-His action is contrary to his words.

Contribute to (অবদান রাখা)-He contributed one thousand rupees to the Flood Relief Fund.

Control over (নিয়ন্ত্রন)—He has no control over his brother.

Compensate for অর্থ ক্ষতিপূরণ - He will compensate you for the loss.

Count for (গণ্য করা) —His advice counts for nothing.

Count upon (নির্ভর করা)—I count upon your help for this work.

Cure of (আরোগ্য হওয়া)—He will be cured of the disease very soon.

Cope with (মানিয়ে চলা /পেরে উঠা)—I cannot cope with the situation.

Crave for(আকাংখা করা)—He craves for wealth. 

7. The Preposition-A Preposition-D E

A list of Some Appropriate Prepositions


Deaf of (কানে কম শুনা)—He is deaf of one ear. 

Deaf to (শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক)—He is deaf to my request.

Deal in (ব্যবসা করা)-He deals in rice.

Deal with (আচরন করা)—He deals well with the customers.

Dedicate to (উৎসর্গ করা)—This book is dedicated to his father.

Delight in (আনন্দ)-He takes delight in music.

Depend on (নির্ভর করা)—Success depends on hard work.

Deprived of (বঞ্চিত)—He was deprived of his property.

Desire for (আশা)—He has no desire for fame.

Desist from- কোন কিছু হতে নিবৃত্ত হওয়া- He advised us to desist from that attempt.

Desirous of (উচ্চাকাংখী)—He is desirous of building a new house.

Despair of (হতাশা)—Do not despair of success.

Destined to (নির্দিষ্ট)-He was destined to death.

Devoid of (শুন্য)-He is devoid of common sense.

Devote to (নিযুক্ত করা)—He devotes much time to study.

Die of (a disease), from (an effect), for (a cause) by (poison), in (peace) (মারা যাওয়া)—He died of cholera. He died from over-eating. He died for his country, He died by poison. Let me die in peace.

N.B যদি রোগে মারা যাওয়া বুঝায় তাহলে die এর পর Of বসবে আর যদি কোন কারণে মারা যায় তাহলে from বসে আর যদি কারও জন্য মারা যায় তাহলে for বসে।

Differ with (a person), on (a point), in (opinion)( ভিন্ন হওয়া)—I differ with you on this point. They differ in their opinions.

Differ from (ভিন্ন হওয়া)—This thing differs from that.

Difference between (ভিন্ন )—There is no difference between the two brothers.

Different from (ভিন্ন )—This book is different from that.

Diffident of (সংশয়ী)—I am diffident of success.

Difficulty in কোন কিছুতে কঠিন- I don’t think you will have difficulty in getting a driving license.

Disgrace to (কলংক)—He is  a disgrace to his family.

Disgusted with, at (something) (বিরক্ত)-I am disgusted with him at his conduct.

Displeased with (অসন্তুষ্ট)—He is displeased with me.

Dislike for (অপছন্দ)-He has dislike for dogs.

Displeased with, at (অসন্তুষ্ট)-I am displeased with him at his conduct.

Dispose of (বিক্রয় করা)—He disposed of his books.

Distinguish one thing from (another) (পার্থক্য করা) —A child can not distinguish good from evil.

Distinguish between(পার্থক্য করা) — Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.

Divert from (অন্য দিকে নিয়ে যাওয়া)—The loud music diverted my attention from study.

Divide into (parts) (ভাগ করা) —It was divided into several parts.

Divide between (two), among (more than two)( ভাগ করা) —

Divide the mangoes between Rana and Raju. Divide the mangoes among the boys.

Due to (কারণে)—His absence is due to illness.

Dull of (বোকা)—He is dull of understanding.

Dull at (বোকা) —He is dull at Physics.


Eager for, about (আগ্রহী)—He is eager for promotion in service. He is eager about the result.

Eligible for (যোগ্য)—He is eligible for the post.

Encroach on (সীমালংঘন করা)-Do not encroach on my land.

End in (ব্যার্থ হওয়া)—All his plans ended in smoke.

Endowed with (ভূষিত)He is endowed with talents.

Engaged with (a person), in (a work)( জড়িত) — I was engaged with him in talk.

Engaged to (বাগদত্তা হওয়া)—Lila was engaged to him.

Enquire of (a person), into (a matter)- প্রশ্ন করা — He enquired of me into the matter.

Enter into (প্রবেশ করা / কেন্দ্রবর্তী হওয়া)— We have recently entered into an agreement with the Inland Co-operative society

Envy of (হিংসা) — I have no envy of him.

Envious of (হিংসুটে) — 1 am not envious of his riches.

Entitled to (অধিকারী/ যোগ্য) — He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.

Equal in (rank), with (a person), to (a task) (সমান) —Rashed is equal in rank with Jomshed.

He rose equal to the occasion.

Escape from (পালানো)— The man escaped from the village.

Entrust with, to (বিশ্বাস করে দেয়া)—I entrusted the thing to him. I entrusted him with the thing.

Esteem for (শ্রদ্ধা) — He has esteem for the superiors.

Essential to (প্রয়োজন)— Food is essential to health.

Excel in (দক্ষ হওয়া)— He excels in painting.

Excuse for (ক্ষমা করা)— He will not be excused for coming late.

Excuse from (ক্ষমা করা) — They may be excused from complying with this regulation.

Exempt from (মুক্তি দেয়া)— He was exempted from the fine.

8. The Preposition-A Preposition-F G H

A list of Some Appropriate Prepositions


Faith in (বিশ্বাস) —I have no faith in him.

Faith with (বিশ্বাস)— He broke faith with me.

Faithful to (বিশ্বস্ত) — The dog is faithful to his master.

False to (মিথ্যাবাদী)— I cannot be false (unfaithful) to my friend.

Famous for (বিখ্যাত) — Jhenaidah is famous for Cadet College.

Familiar with (পরিচিত) — He is familiar with my brother.

Fantasized about অর্থ ভাবা বা কল্পনা করা- He fantasized about winning the lottery.

Fatal to (ক্ষতিকর)— The doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.

Fatigue for অর্থ ক্লান্তি বা শ্রান্তি। কোন বিষয়ের কারনে ক্লান্তি ঘটে- I am fatigued for wide travelling.

Favour with (পক্ষে যাওয়া) — Would you favour me with an early reply?

(In) favour of (পক্ষে) — He spoke in favour of his friend.

Favourable to (a person), for (পক্ষে) — This situation is favourable to me for doing this.

Feel for, in (সহানূভূতি দেখানো) — I feel for you in your trouble.

Fit for (যোগ্য)— He is not fit for the Job.

Fond of (ভক্ত/ভালোবাসা) — She is fond of sweets.

Free from (মুক্ত)-He is now free from danger.

Fill with (পরিপূর্ণ হওয়া)— This tank is filled with water.

Full of (পরিপূর্ণ)— This tank is full of water.


Glance at (চোখ বুলিয়ে নেয়া) — He glanced at me casually.

Good at (দক্ষ) — He is good at tennis.

Good for (Nothing)( অপদার্থ) —  He is good for nothing.

Grateful to (a person), for (something)( কৃতজ্ঞ)--I am grateful to you for your help.

Greed for (লোভ) — He has no greed for wealth.

Grumble at/about অর্থ হল ‘অসন্তোষ প্রকাশ করা’- “The disgruntled man grumbled­­ at his fate”

Guess at (অনুমান করা) — Can you guess at her age?

Guilty of (দোষী) — He is guilty of murder.


Hanker after (আকাংখা করা) — Do not hanker after wealth.

Hard at (উদ্যমী) — He is hard at work before examination.

Hard of (কম শুনা) — He is hard of hearing.

Heir of (a person), to (a property)( উত্তরাধিকারী)He is the heir of his uncle (to his uncle's property).

Hope for (আশা করা) — Let us hope for the best.

Hunger for (ক্ষুধা) — His hunger for knowledge surprised us.

9. The Preposition-A Preposition-I J K L

A list of Some Appropriate Prepositions


Ignorant of (অজ্ঞ) — He is ignorant of this rule.

Ill with, of (অসুস্থ) — He is ill with fever.

Impatient of- কোন কিছুতে অনিচ্ছুক- Youth is impatient of restraint

Impose on (চাপানো) — The task was imposed on me.

Indebted to (ঋনী) — I am indebted to him for his help.

Indifferent to (উদাসিন) — He is indifferent to our problem.

Indulge in(আসক্ত হওয়া) — Do not indulge in wine.

Indulge with(প্রশ্রয় দেয়া) — Do not indulge with him  with your support.

Inform (a person), of (something)( জানানো) — He informed the police of the murder.

Inferior to (ছোট/হীন) — This orange is inferior to that.

Inquire of (a person)about, into(a matter) (জিজ্ঞাসা করা) —I inquired of him about (into) the matter.

Insist on (জিদ করা) — He insisted on my going home.

Introduce to- কাউকে কোন কিছুর সাথে পরিচিত করানো- Wordsworth introduced the reader to a new kind of poetry.

Interest in (আগ্রহ) — He has a special interest in history.

Interfere with (a person), in (a matter) (হস্তক্ষেপ করা) — Do not interfere with me in my business.

Invite to (দাওয়াত দেয়া) —  I invited him to dinner.

Involved in (জড়িত) — He is involved in the plot.


Jealous of (কোন কারনে ঈর্ষাপরায়ণ / হিংসুটে) — I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Jump at (লুফে নেয়া) — Do not jump at the offer.

Jump to(আসা) — Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.

Junior to (ছোট) — He is junior to me in service.

Junior to (বয়সে ছোট) — He is junior to me by five years.

Justification of, for (বিচার/বিবেচনা) — There is no justification of his conduct.


Key to (সমাধানের উপায়) — He has found out the key to his problem.

Kind (noun) of (প্রকার)— What kind of paper is it ?

Kind (Adj) to (দয়া)— She is very kind to the children.


Lack of (অভাব) — I have no lack of friends.

Lacking in (অভাব) — He is lacking in courage.

Lame of (খোড়া) — He is lame of one leg.

Lament for (শোক প্রকাশ করা) — She lamented for her child.

Late in (দেরী হওয়া) — Why are you so late in coming ?

Laugh at (উপহাস করা) — Do not laugh at the poor.

Lay by (সঞ্চয়) — Lay by something for the old age.

Lean against- কোন কিছুর বিপরীতে হেলান- He is leaning against the wall.

Liable to (দায়ী) — He is liable to fine for his misconduct.

Light by- কোন কিছুর দ্বারা আলোকিত করা বা হওয়া - Now-a-days many villages are lit by electricity.

Liking for (পছন্দ) — She has a liking for music.

Limit to (সীমা) — You should have a limit to your demands.

Limited to (সীমাবদ্ধ) — Invitation was limited to members only.

Listen to (শুনা) — Listen to me. Listen to the news on the radio.

Live on (food) (খেয়ে বাচা) — The cow lives on grass.

Live by (বেচে থাকা)— He lives by honest means.

Live beyond, within (বেচে থাকা)— He lives beyond his means. He lives within his means.

Live for (an ideal) (বেচে থাকা)— He lives for fame.

Live from hand to mouth অর্থ দিন আনে দিন খায় এভাবে বেঁচে থাকা- Many people of our country live from hand to mouth.

Look at (লক্ষ করা) — Look at the moon.

Look after (দেখাশুনা করা)— There is none to look after her.

Look for (অনুস›দ্ধান করা) — I am looking for a good job.

Look into (পর্যালোচনা করা / তদন্ত করা)— I am looking into the matter. / The police is looking into the case.

Look over (একনজরে দেখা) — He is looking over the answer papers.

Look up (কোন কিছু খুজে দেখা) — Look up the word in the dictionary.

Long for (আশা করা) — He longed for fame.

Loyal to (বিনয়ী/বিশ্বস্ত) — He is loyal to his master.

10. The Preposition-A Preposition-M N O

A list of Some Appropriate Prepositions


Mad with (পাগল) — He is mad with pain.

Made of (তৈরী) — This ring is made of gold.

Make for (যাত্রা করা)— The ship made for England.

Make out (বুঝা) — 1 cannot make out what you say.

Marry to (বিয়ে দেয়া) — He married his daughter to a rich man. She was married to a rich man.

Marry (বিয়ে করা) —She married a French man.

Mourn for, over (শোক প্রকাশ করা) — Don't mourn for (over) the dead.


Need for, of (প্রয়োজন) — I have no need for more money. I am in need of more money.


Object to (আপত্তি করা)— He objected to my proposal.

Oblige (a person) with (বাধিত করা)- He obliged me with a loan.

Obliged to (a person), for (a thing) বাধিত — I am obliged to him for his kind help.

Obstacle to (বাধা) — Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Obsessed by, with (উদ্বিগ্ন) — He is obsessed by the idea.

Occupied with (a business), in (doing a thing) (ব্যস্ত) - He is occupied with his studies. He is occupied in writing a letter.

Occur to (one's mind) (মনে হওয়া)—The idea never occurred to me.

Offend against (লংঘন করা)—You have offended against good manners.

Offended with (a person)at (an action) (বিরক্তিকর) —I am offended (displeased) with you at your conduct.

Offensive to (বিরক্তিকর)—This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Officiate for (a person), in (a post) (পরিবর্তে কাজ করা) —He officiated for me in that post.

Open to (খোলা)—His plan is open to objection.

Open at (খোলা)—Open at page 20.

Opportunity for, of (সুযোগ)-I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.

Opposite to (বিপরীত)—Your idea is opposite to mine.Our house is opposite to the park.

Overcome with, by (emotion etc.) —He was overcome with fatigue. He was overcome by anger.

Owe to (ঋনী হওয়া)—I owe my all to him.

11. The Preposition-A Preposition-P Q

A list of Some Appropriate Prepositions


Parallel to (সমান)—This road is parallel to that.

Part from (a person), with (a thing) ( বিদায় নেয়া)—He parted from his friend. She parted with the ring.

Partial to (পক্ষপাতী) —He is partial to his son.

Partiality for (পক্ষপাতী) —He has no Partiality for his son.

Pass away (মারা যাওয়া)—He passed away last night.

Persist in (লেগে থাকা)—He persisted in disturbing me.

Penalty for- অপরাধের কারনে শাস্তি; ধরে অর্থে with- He has paid the penalty for his crime with five years in prison.

Pity for (করুণা)—Have pity for the poor.

Play on (বাজানো)—He played on guitar.

Plead with (a person) for or against (something) (কারও পক্ষে কথা বলা)

I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).

Pleased with (a person), at (something) (সন্তুষ্ট)I am pleased with him. I am pleased at the news.

Polite in, to (নম্র)—He is polite in his manners, (polite to strangers )

Poor in (spirit) (দূর্বj)—Don't be poor in spirit.

Popular with (জনপ্রিয়) —He is popular with all for his behaviour.

Prefer (one) to (another) (বেশী পছন্দ করা)—I prefer coffee to tea.

Preferable to (বেশী পছন্দনীয়)—Death is preferable to dishonour.

Prejudice against- অকারণে কোনো কিছুর প্রতি অপছন্দ- An ignorant person has prejudice against new ideas.

Preside over (সভাপতিত্ব করা)—He presided over the meeting.

Pretend to (ভান করা)—He does not pretend to high birth.

Prevent (one) from (doing something)( রোধ করা) — I prevented him from going there.

Pride (oneself) on, (অহংকার করা) —He prides himself on his high birth.

(Take) pride in (অহংকার করা) —He takes pride in his high birth.

Proud of (গর্বিত)—He is proud of his position.

Prior to (পূর্বে)-Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.

Prohibit from (বাধা দেয়া)—I prohibited him from going there.

Prompt in(answers) (চটপটে)—He is prompt in his answers.

Prompt at (figures) (চটপটে)— He is prompt at figures.

Prone to (ঝোক/প্রবণতা)—He is prone to idleness.

Proportionate to (অনুপাতে)—Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

Provide against (evil days), for (children), with (a thing)( প্রদান করা)-You must provide against evil days for your children.I provide (supply) him with food.



Qualified for (যোগ্য)—He is qualified for the post.

Quick at, of (চটপটে)- He is quick at figures. He is quick of understanding.

Quarrel with ( a person) for, over, about (something)-( ঝগড়া করা)-They quarrelled with one another for (over, about) the property.

12. The Preposition-A Preposition-R S

A list of Some Appropriate Prepositions


Rescue from- উদ্ধার করা- The policeman rescued the child from danger.

Refer to (নির্দেশ করা) —Refer the matter to him for enquiry.

Rejoice at, in (উল্লাস করা) —Every one rejoiced at (in) her success.

Relevant to (প্রাসঙ্গিক) —Your remark is not relevant to the point.

Rely on (নির্ভর করা) — You can rely on him.

Remedy for (পরিত্রাণ) — There is no remedy for this disease.

Remind (one) of (a thing)—( মনে করানো)  I reminded him of his promise.

Render into  (পরিবর্তন করা) —Render the passage into Hindi.

Repentant for কোন ব্যক্তি বা কাজের জন্য অনুতপ্ত- You should be repentant for your misdeeds.

Replace (one thing) with another (স্থানান্তর করা) —Replace this chair with a new one.

Require (a thing) of (a person)- প্রয়োজন —I required a loan of him.

Resign (oneself) to (ত্যাগ করা) —l resigned myself to fate.

(In) respect of (in point of)( বিবেচনায়) —He is junior to me in respect of service.

(with) respect to (বিবেচনায়) —We are talking with respect to that matter.

Respond to (সাড়া দেয়া)-Nobody responded to my call.

Responsible to (an authority) for (an action) — ( দায়ী)He is responsible to the committee for his action.

Rest with, upon (নির্ভর করা) —The whole matter rests upon you. I rest upon your promise.

Restore to ( জমা করা) —Restore his property to him.

Restrict to (সীমাবদ্ধ)-Admission was restricted to students.

Retire from, on (অবসর নেয়া)- He retired from service on a pension.

Rich in (সমৃদ্ধ)-Bihar is rich in minerals.

Rid of (মুক্তি পাওয়া) —Get rid of bad company.

Rob of (ডাকাতি করা) —Somebody robbed him of his purse.


Sanguine of (আশাবাদী) —She is sanguine of her success.

Satisfied with, of (সন্তুষ্ট) —I am satisfied with him. I am satisfied of the truth.

Satisfaction in, with (সন্তুষ্ট) —1 find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.

Search for (অনুসন্ধান) —Their search for the thing was of no avail.

(In) search of (অনুসন্ধানে) —They are in search of a nice bird.

Sensible of (সতর্ক)-She is sensible of the risk.

Sensitive to (সতর্ক)-She is sensitive to cold.

Sentence to, for (সতর্ক) —He was sentenced to death for murder.

Senior to (বড়) —He is senior to me by four years. I am senior to him in service.

Send for (ডেকে পাঠানো) —Send for a doctor immediately.

Sick of, for (অসুস্থ) —I am sick of  fever. I am sick of this idle life. He is sick for home.

Similar to (একই) —This pen is similar to that.

Sink in (mud), into (the sea, river etc.) (নিমজ্জিত) — He sank in mud. The ship sank into the sea.

Slow of (speech), at (figures), in (doing something)( ধীর) — He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Smell of (ঘ্রান লওয়া) —This glass smells of wine.

Smile on (হাসানো) — Fortune smiled on him.

Stare at (এক পলোকে তাকানো) — She stared at me.

Stick to (লেগে থাকা) — He sticks to his decision.

Subject to (অধীন) —This is subject to approval of the committee.

Succeed in (জয়ী হওয়া) —He will succeed in life.

Suffer from (ভোগা) &mdasmdash;He is suffering from fever.

Superior to (উন্নত) —This type of rice is superior to that.

Supply (a person)with(a thing), ) — (সরবরাহ করা) He supplied us with food.

Supply to( a person)-( সরবরাহ করা) —He supplied food to us.

Sure of (নিশ্চিত) —I am sure of success.

Sympathy for (সহানুভূতি) — I have no sympathy for him.

13. The Preposition-A Preposition-T U V

A list of Some Appropriate Prepositions


Take after (একই রকমের হওয়া) —The boy takes after his father.

Talk to. with ( a person), of, about over ( a thing)( কথা বলা) —

I am talking to (with) Parosh of ( about, over) the matter.

Taste for (রুচি) —She has no taste for music.

Tell upon (প্রভাব পড়া) —Over-eating tells upon health-

Tide over (অতিক্রম করা) —He will soon tide over the difficulty.

Tired of (ক্লান্ত)-I am tired of doing the same thing day after day.

Think of, about ( a person), Over (something) (চিন্তা করা) —What do you think of (about) him?

Think carefully over his advice.

Tolerant of (সহিঞ্চু) —We must be tolerant of opposition.

Triumph over (জয়লাভ করা) —Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.

True to (fate)( সত্য)- He is true to his master.

Trust (a person) with (a thing), to (a person), in God (বিশ্বাস করা) —

You may trust me with the work. You may trust the work to me. Trust in God.


Unite with (ঐক্যবদ্ধ হওয়া) —Be united with your friends.

Useful to (a person), for (some purpose)( উপকারী) —This book is useful to us for examination.

Vain of (অহংকারী) —She is vain of her beauty.

Vary from (ভিন্ন হওয়া) —His opinion varies from his brother's.

Vexed with (a person), for, at (a thing)( বিরক্ত)-He is vexed with me at my conduct. He is vexed with me for opposing him.

Void of (শুন্য)-He is void of common sense.

14. The Preposition-A Preposition-W X Y Z

A list of Some Appropriate Prepositions


Wait for (অপেক্ষা করা) —I waited for him for two hours.

Wait on (সেবা করা) —The nurse waited on the patient.

Want of (অভাব —We have no want of money.

Wanting in (অভাব) —He is wanting in common sense.

Warn of (সংকেত দেয়া) —He warned me of the danger.

Weak in (দুর্বল) —He is weak in Mathematics.

Weak of (দুর্বল) —He is weak of understanding.

Weary of (ক্লান্ত)-He is weary of hard life.

Wish for (আকাংখা করা) —I do not wish for name and fame.

Wonder at (অশ্চার্যন্বিত হওয়া) —I wander at his ignorance.

Worthy of (যোগ্য)—He is worthy of our praise.


Yield to (বশ্যতা স্বীকার করা) —He yielded to his enemy.


Zeal for (ইচ্ছা) —He has a zeal for social work.

Zealous for,in (আকাংখা) — He is zealous for improvement. Be zealous in a good cause.

Zest for (অনুরাগ) —She has no zest for music.



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