Appropriate Preposition List With Examples


The Most Important Appropriate Prepositions starting with A

Abide by (মেনে চলা): I shall abide by the rules of this country.

Abound in / Abound with ( প্রচুর) : Tigers abound in the African forests. This jungle abounds with (Or, in) tigers.

Absent from (a place) (অনুপস্থিত থাকা): He was absent from the parents meeting called by the principal.

Absorbed in (মগ্ন): He is absorbed in writing his biography.

Abstain from (বিরত থাকা): I shall abstain from doing any wrong with others.

Abide with (সঙ্গে থাকা): He abides with his parents in the USA.

Abide in (বাস করা): I abide in Narayangonj.

Abound with (পূর্ণ থাকা): The Padma abounds with hilsa, a very tasty fish.

Abhorance of (ঘৃণা): A sinner has no abhorance of sin.

Abhorent to (ঘৃণা): Smoking is abhorent to me.

Access to (প্রবেশাধিকার): I have free access to the manager of this company.

Accompanied by a person), with a thing) (সহযোগে), I was accompanied there by my mother. He is suffering from fever accompanied with acute pain.

According to; In accordance with (অনুসারে): According to (or, in accordance with) your order, I submitted all the documents to the admission officer .

Accused of (অভিযুক্ত): He was accused of copying in the examination hall.

Accustomed to (অভ্যস্ত): She is not accustomed to such a lavish life.

Acquainted with (পরিচিত): I am acquainted with famous people of my country.

Acceptable to (গ্রহণযোগ্য): Your invitation is acceptable to my family.

Accomplished in (দক্ষ): The boy is accomplished in making a boat.

Account for (কোনাে কিছুর জন্য কৈফিয়ত দেওয়া ); Every student must account to the principal for their deeds in the campus.

Accountable to (কারো কাছে কোন কিছুর জন্য দায়ী): We are accountable to disciplinary committee for our deeds.

Addicted to (আসক্ত): He is addicted to wasting money indecently.

Adept in (সুদক্ষ, কুশলী): He is adept in singing polli geeti.

Adjacent to (সন্নিকটে): His house is adjacent to the mosque.

Admit to (ভর্তি করা): The boy was admitted to the nearby hospital for treatment.

Adverse to (against, প্রতিকূল): Your plan is adverse to the interest of all the employees.

Adhere to (লেগে থাকা): I must adhere to my your norms.

Admit of (excuse) (সত্য বলে স্বীকার করা বা মানা): Your rude behaviour admits of no excuse.

Addiction to (মন্দ কাজে আসক্তি): Addiction to drinking wine is very bad.

Adapted from (গৃহীত): The story is adapted from the Luncheon by Somerset Maugham.

Affection for, towards; Affectionate to (স্নেহশীল), towards: He has affection for (or towards) me. He is affectionate to (or towards) his son and daughter.

Afraid of (ভীত): I am afraid of committing a crime.

Afflicted with (ব্যথা, ক্লিষ্ট): He is afflicted with acute back pain.

Agree with (a person), on (a point), to (a proposal) (একমত হওয়া): I agree with you on this rule of division. I agree with what you say. I agree to her marriage proposal.

Aim at (লক্ষ্য স্থির করা): He aimed at killing a tiger.

Alarmed at (শঙ্কিত): We are alarmed at the shocking news of terrorism.

Allot to (সংরক্ষণ করা): Fifty percent of  profit was allotted to (assigned) me.

Aloof from (দূরে): Keep aloof (away) from such friends who are addicted to gambling.

Amazed at (overwhelmed with wonder), (বিস্ময়ে অভিভূত): I am amazed at the beauty of the world.

ambition for (উচ্চাকাঙ্ক্ষা): I have no ambition for riches.
Annoyed with (বিরক্ত) (a person) He is annoyed at the corruption of this country.
Anxious about, for, to (উদ্বিগ্ন): I am anxious (uneasy) about the future of my child.
Argue with (তর্ক করা): children should not argue with their parents.
Akin to (সাদৃশ্যপূর্ণ): His behaviour is akin to his father.
Alternative to (পরিবর্তে): This question is alternative to that question.
Ambitious of (উচ্চাভিলাষী): one should not ambitious of state power.
Angry with (কারো উপর রাগান্বিত হওয়া): (a person) for (having done something): His father is angry with his son for wasting time with mobile phone.
Angry at / about (a thing) (কোন কিছুর জন্য রাগান্বিত হওয়া): He is angry at/about his failure in the examination.
Answer to (উত্তর দেওয়া): The officer answered to all questions asked by the employer.
Apathy towards (অনীহা): He has a great apathy towards living alone.
Appear before (হাজির হওয়া ): The convict appeared before the king for mercy.
Appear to (প্রতীয়মান হওয়া): It appeared to me that this person is innocent.
Appear in (প্রকাশিত হওয়া): The result of SSC examination appeared in the national dailies.
Attain to (অর্জন করা / লাভ করা): He attained to the highest position in the firm by perseverance.
Attribute to (আরোপ করা): (a loss) (to a person) – The manager attributed the loss to the shopkeeper.
Attend at (গমন করা): He did not attend at his office in time.
Attentive to (মনোযোগী): A son should be attentive to his parents for proper guidance.
Appoint to (নিয়োগ করা): The manager appointed him to the post.
Atone for (প্রায়শ্চিত্ত করা ): A terrorist has to atone for his terror.
Aversion to (বিতৃষ্ণা): I have a serious aversion to corruption.
Apologise to (a person), for (rudeness) (অপরাধ স্বীকার করা): A corrupted person must apologise to the people for his corruption.
Appetite for (hunger)(ক্ষুধা): I have lost appetite for food due to fever.
Apply to (a person), for (a post) (আবেদন করা): The student applied to the Manager for part time job.
Appointed to (a post) (নিযুক্ত): This man was appointed to the post of Manager in this company.
Appropriate to (fitting)(যথাযথ): Your action is appropriate to the situation.
Aptitude for (talent) (প্রবণতা): I have no aptitude for playing cards.
Ashamed of (লজ্জিত): He ashamed of his conduct in the meeting.
Ask (a person) for (a thing) (চাওয়া): He asked me for for money.
Ask (a thing) from a person) (চাওয়া): He asked money from me.
Aspiration for, after (উচ্চাশা): I have aspiration for (or after) doing good to others.
Assent to (সম্মতি দেওয়া): I assented (consented) to the decision taken by the committee.
Associated with (a person), in (a business) (সংশ্লিষ্ট): He was associated with you in the business.
Assure (one) of (আশ্বস্ত করা): The boy assured his father of his success in life.
Astonished at (বিস্মিত): She was astonished at the courage of the boy.
Attach to (সংযুক্ত করা): please attach this document to the e-mail.
Attacked by (a person), with (fever) (আক্রান্ত): He was attacked by a tiger while walking in the jungle.
Attend to, upon (শোনা): Every child should attended to his parents.
Attend upon (দেখাশোনা করা): She attends upon her mother.
Avail (oneself) of (সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা): She availed herself of this opportunity.
Averse to (disinclined from to) (বিমুখ): He is averse to gaining knowledge.
Aware of (অবহিত): He is aware of what is happening in the world.

The Most Important Appropriate prepositions starting with B

Bare of (without)(শুন্য): The man is bare of general knowledge.
Based on (ভিত্তির উপরে স্থাপিত): What he says is based on speculation.
Beg (a person) for (a thing) (দাবি করা): He begged me for some money.
Beg (a thing) of (a person) (প্রার্থনা করা); He begged pardon of me for his delay. I beg (অনুরোধ করা) of you to attend the function in time.
Believe in (বিশ্বাস করা): I do not believe (have faith) in ghosts.
Belong to (অধিকারে থাকা): This property belongs to me.
Beneficial to (উপকারী): Vegetables is beneficial to health.
Beset with (আক্রান্ত, আকীর্ণ) He is beset (surrounded) with misfortunes.
Beware of (সতর্ক হওয়া ): Beware (take heed) of the traitors.
Blessed with (আশীর্বাদ পুষ্ট): He is blessed with (ie, possesses) simple beautiful life.
Blind of, to (অন্ধ): She is blind of both eyes. The Prime Minister is blind to her ministers’ fault.
Boast of (দম্ভ করা): Do not boast of your wisdom.
Born of, in (জন্মগ্রহণ করা): He was born of muslims parents. He was born in aristocracy.
Bound for (destination) (গন্তব্য স্থল): This ship is bound for (on the way to) Chittagong sea port.
Burdened with (ভারাক্রান্ত): She is burdened with a big family after her husband’s death.
Burst into (tears), out (laughing)(হাসি কান্নায় ফেটে পড়া): He burst into tears at the news of his father’s death. He burst out laughing at his success.
Busy at, in, with(ব্যস্ত): He is busy at calculating his accounts. Father is busy in the garden. She is busy with her only child.
Bark at (ঘেউ ঘেউ করা): The dog barks at a thief at night.
Bereft of (বঞ্চিত): Girls was bereft of their human rights in this village.
Borrow from (ধার নেয়া): She borrowed 5000 taka from her cousin.
Bow to (নত হওয়া): You should not bow to adversaries.
Busy about (ব্যস্ত): He is always busy about Tik Tok.
Buy of (কারো জন্য কিছু কেনা): I bought this shirt of him.
Buy from ( কোনো দোকান থেকে কোনো কিছু কেনা): I bought this shirt from this shop.

The Most Important Appropriate Prepositions Starting with C

Callous to (নির্মম, অনুভূতিহীন): He is callous to (indifferent) my success.
Capable of, Capacity for (সক্ষম): He is capable of driving. He has no capacity for hard labour.
Care for, (take) care of (যত্ন নেয়া): He does not care for his parents, or for wealth. He has no care for the destitutes. Take care of your health.
Careful (যত্নবান), Careless (যত্নহীন), of or about: He is careful (or careless) of (or about his parents.
Cause of (a preceding event), for (ground or justification) কারণ: What is the cause of your angar? There is no cause for depression.
Cautious of (সতর্ক): He is not cautious of the traffic while crossing road.
Caution against (সাবধান): We should take proper caution against adulterated food.
Certain of; Certainty of, about (নিশ্চিত): I am certain of his success. There is no certainty of (or about) its purity.
Charge (noun) against (a person) (অভিযোগ): What is the charge against the accused?
Charge (verb) (a person) with (a fault) অভিযোগ করা: He was charged (অভিযুক্ত) with forgery.
Cling to (আঁকড়ে থাকা): He clung to me through my misfortunes.
Close to (সন্নিকটে): His house is close to (near) the railway station.
Clue to (সমাধানের সূত্র): Find out the clue to the gap in the passage.
Commit to (মুখস্থ করা): Commit the speech to memory.
Common to (সাধারণ): This happiness is common to all who lead pious life.
Compare with (like things), to (unlike things) (তুলনা করা): Compare the globe with an orange.
 Love is compared to the heaven.
Compensate (a person) for (his loss), with a substitute) (ক্ষতিপূরণ করা): compensated him for (made good) the defamatory remarks you made about him.
Compete with, for (প্রতিযোগিতা করা): She competed with me for the race.
Competent for (যোগ্য): You are not competent for the post of manager.
Comply with (সম্মত হওয়া): She complied with (agreed to) my proposal for marriage.
Composed of (গঠিত): What is water composed (made) of?
Conceal from (লুকানো): She concealed (kept secret) this SMS from her husband.
Conducive to (উপকারী): Morning walking is conducive to health (helpful).
Confident of (দৃঢ় বিশ্বাসী): He is confident (hopeful) of great success.
Congenial to (অনুকূলে): This climate is congenial (favourable) to the patient for recovery.
Congratulate (one) on (one’s success) (অভিনন্দন জানানো): She congratulated her friend on her extraordinary result.
Connection with; Connection between সম্পর্ক থাকা (two): He has no connection with this man. There is no connection between the two sisters.
Conscious of (সচেতন): I am conscious (aware) of my duties and responsibilities.
Consist in (অন্তর্গত হওয়া): Happiness consists in one’s contentment.
Consist of (গঠিত হওয়া): My family consists of 4 members.
Consistent with (সঙ্গতিপূর্ণ): Your job is not consistent with your educational qualification.
Contact with (সংস্পর্শ, সংস্রব): I have no contact with my friend living in Delhi.
Contented with (পরিতৃপ্ত, তুষ্ট): He is contented with what he earns.
Contrary to (বিপরীত): You acted contrary
Control to your favour. He has no control of (or over) the committee.
Contribute to (অবদান রাখা): I urge you contribute something to this fund.
Convict of (অপরাধী বলে রায় দেয়া): This man was convicted (punished) of theft.
Convince of (বিশ্বাস জন্মানো): I am convinced (satisfied) of your truthfulness.
Cope with (পেরে ওঠা): I cannot cope with (manage) price hike of daily commodities.
Crave for (আকুলভাবে কামনা করা): He craves (desires eagerly) for earning money politically.
Certify to (one’s character) (প্রত্যয়ন করা): The principal certified to my character.
Collaborate with (a person), in or on (something) (সহযোগিতা করা): The enemy collaborated with the dacoits to loot in the market.
Communicate to (খবর দেওয়া): Please communicate the news to nearby police station.
Communicate with (সংবাদ আদান-প্রদান করা): I shall communicate with my sister.
Coincide with (মিলে যাওয়া): His idea coincided with me.
Comment on (মন্তব্য করা): He commented on the lecture.
Complain to (কারো কাছে অভিযোগ করা): The guardian complained to the teacher against his unruly son.
Conclusion of (উপসংহার): People clapped at the singer of the concert.
Conclusion to (উপসংহার): This is the conclusion to the fact happened yesterday.
Confined in, to (আবদ্ধ): One should not be confined in superstition. The soldiers were no more confined to their barracks.
Contrast to (বৈসাদৃশ্য): His action is contrast to his general traits.
Covetous of (লোভী): He is covetous of wealth.
Cure of (আরোগ্য হওয়া): The patient has been cured of his disease.
Cure for (প্রতিকার): There is no cure for COVID-19 except vaccine.
Conspire against (somebody) (কারো বিরুদ্ধে ষড়যন্ত্র করা): They conspired against the ruler of the country.
Consult with (a person) (কারো সাথে পরামর্শ করা): I consulted with the doctor on/about the disease.
Co-operate with (সহযোগিতা করা): I hope you will co-operate with me in this adverse situation.

The Most Important Appropriate Prepositions Starting with D

Deaf of, to (বধির): He is totally deaf of two ears. He is deaf to the poor.
Deal in (ব্যবসা করা) (trade in goods), with (আচরণ করা) (a person behave): He deals in pulse and onoins. He deals cruelly with his mother.
Debar from (বঞ্চিত করা): The corrupt politicians must be debarred from being elected fairly.
Dedicate to (উৎসর্গ করা): He dedicated his life for the betterment of his country.
Defend from, against (রক্ষা করা): I shall defend you from any adverse situation. I shall defend you against possible attacks from the army.
Deficient in (ত্রুটিপূর্ণ): He is deficient (weak) in Higher Mathematics.
Delight in, Delighted at, with (পরমানন্দ): He finds delight in reading Tagore’s books. He delighted at (or with) the hospitality. The child is delighted with his e-learning materials.
Deliver to (বিলি করা): The peon delivered the letter to him.
Demand (a thing) from or of (a person), for (noun) (দাবি করা): the day labourer demanded their wages in the evening from (or of) the contractor. There is no demand (চাহিদা) for this old car.
Depend on/upon (নির্ভর করা): You should not depend on/upon mobile phone too much.
Dependent on (নির্ভরশীল). She is dependent on him.
Deprive of (বঞ্চিত করা): General people were deprived of their franchise.
Derive from (পাওয়া): He derived (got) bribe from this man.
Desire for, of (অভিলাষ); Desirous of (অভিলাষী): A bad politician has desire for (or of) illegal earning after being elected. He is not desirous of reputation.
Detach from (বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া ): The corrupted person became detached (separated) from his friends.
 Detrimental to (ক্ষতিকর): smoking cigarette is detrimental (injurious) to health.
Devoid of (শূন্য): you attitude is devoid of (without) sincerity.
Devote to (নিয়োজিত করা) : Devote some time to helping the poor.
Delete from (বাদ দেয়া): His name was deleted from the list.
Delegate to (ন্যাস্ত করা): The authority was delegated to the subordinates committee.
Deliberate upon (discuss) (আলোচনা করা): We deliberated long upon (considered) the matter in dispute.
Despair of (হতাশ হওয়া): A bad boy always despairs of success in life.
Descend from(বংশোদ্ভূত): He descended from a noble family.
Desirous of(ইচ্ছুক): I am not desirous of earning money improperly.
Destitute of (শূন্য): The street is destitute of people due to covid-19.
Destructive of (ক্ষতিকারক): Drinking alcohol is destructive of to health.
Deviate from (চ্যুত হওয়া): A good student never deviates from the truth.
Distinguish between (পার্থক্য দেখানো): He could not distinguish between these two shirts.
Disappointed of (কোন কিছুর জন্য হতাশ): He was disappointed of the result.
Disappointed with (কারও সাথে হতাশ হওয়া ) I am disappointed with my friend.
Die of (a disease), by (violence or weapon), from (a cause), for (something) (মারা যাওয়া): He died of coronavirus. by poison; or from overwork or for his country.
Differ from, in, with, on, about (ভিন্ন হওয়া): This car differs from (is unlike) that in colour. He differs with (have a different opinion from) you on this point. Teachers differ in opinion about his conduct.
Difference between (ভিন্নতা): Different from (ভিন্ন): What is the difference between noun and pronoun? Noun is different from pronoun.
Disagree with (one), on (a point) (মতের গরমিল হওয়া): She disagreed with him on that point.
Disappointed at (হতাশ): My father was disappointed at my failure.
Dislike for (অপছন্দ): I have a dislike for the girl. I cannot shake off my dislike for her.
Displeased with a person), at (conduct) (অসন্তুষ্ট): I am displeased with him at his rude behaviour.
Dissimilar to (বিসদৃশ): This shirt is dissimilar to that.
Divide into parts, between or among (ভাগ করা): The birthday cake was divided into several parts. Divide the cake between the two (or among the four) men present.
Due to (প্রাপ্য): 1000 taka is due to me (payable) from him.
Dull at (কাঁচা): She is dull at mathematics.
Dull of hearing) (বধির): She is dull of hearing.
Dwell in (a place) (বাস করা): He dwells in this house.

The Most Important Appropriate Prepositions starting with E

Eager for (আগ্রহী): He is eager for reputation.
Eligible for (যোগ্য): He is eligible for the post (qualified).
End in (পরিণতি): Falsehood must end (result) in misery.
Endowed with (গুণসমৃদ্ধ): He is endowed with (possesses) rare talents.
Engaged with (ব্যস্ত) (a person), in (a) (some work), to: I am engaged in secret conversation with him.
Enter into (চুক্তিতে পৌঁছা): Bangladesh and India has not yet entered into any deal on Teesta river water.
Entitled to (অধিকারী): He is entitled to a higher post in office.
Entrust to/with (দায়িত্ব দেয়া): I entrust the work to him. He entrusted me with the work.
Equal in (rank), to, with (সমকক্ষ হওয়া): She is equal in rank to/with you. I am not equal to (able to do) the work. He is to blame equally with his partner.
Escape from (নিষ্কৃতি): We know there is no escape from death.
Essential to (অত্যাবশ্যক): Truthfulness is essential to succeed in life.
Excel in (গুনে বা কৃতিত্বে শ্রেষ্ঠ হওয়া ): She excels in painting.
Exception to (ব্যতিক্রম): He is no exception to his brother.
Exempt from (রেহাই দেওয়া): The students was exempted from the fine by the principal.
Expert at, in (দক্ষ): He is expert at the piano. He is expert in English.
Excuse for (কৈফিয়ত): His excuses for his delay was not granted by the principal.
Exclude from (বাদ দেয়া): She was not excluded from the list.
Exhausted with (ক্লান্ত): He is exhausted with hard work.
Enveloped in (আচ্ছন্ন): The sky is enveloped in black smoke.
Envy at/of (কোন কিছুতে ঈর্ষা): Her heart was filled with envy at/of my success in the examination.
Envious of (ঈর্ষা পরায়ন): He is envious of my promotion in the job.
Enquire of/about (কোন কিছু বা কারো সম্পর্কে খোঁজখবর নেয়া) : My wife enquired of my whereabouts (অবস্থান).
Exile from (নির্বাসিত) – The king was exiled from the throne of the Kingdom.

The Most Important Appropriate Prepositions starting with F

Faithful to (বিশ্বস্ত): The dog is always faithful to its master.
Fatal to (মারাত্মক): This disease is fatal to his health.
Foreign to (সম্বন্ধহীন/অজানা): Deception is foreign to his nature.
Forgetful of (বিস্মৃত): Pilots should not be forgetful of their duties.
Faith in (বিশ্বাস): I have faith in Allah.
Familiar with, to (পরিচিত); I am quite familiar (intimate) with this man. His face is not familiar (well-known) to me.
Favourable to, for (অনুকূল): His conduct is favourable to this job. This month is favourable for cure.
Fear of (ভীত): He is in fear of tigers in this jungle.
Feed on ( খেয়ে বেঁচে থাকা ); Goats feed on leaves.
Fight for (সংগ্রাম করা): A patriot always fights for his country.
Fit for (যোগ্য): You are not fit for the adventure.
Free from (মুক্ত) (danger): She is now free from danger.
Full of; Filled with (পরিপূর্ণ): The cup is full of (or, filled with) tea.
Faith with (বিশ্বস্ততা): She has already broken faith with me.
Failure of (সাফল্যহীনতা): The failure of my brother in the examination pained me.
Famous for (বিখ্যাত): Bangladesh is famous for garment industries.
Fearful of (ভীত): I am not fearful of challenges.
Fire at (গুলি করা): The RAB fired at the criminal.
Furnish with (সাজানো): The room was furnished with many colourful flowers.

The Most Important Appropriate Prepositions starting with G

Guess at (অনুমান করা): The police guessed at the truth. (also without ‘at’).
Guilty of (অপরাধী): He is guilty of forgery.
Glad at (আনন্দিত) (success): My brother is glad at my success.
Good for (nothing), (অযোগ্য / অপদার্থ) at (cricket): He is good for nothing. He is good at (দক্ষ) chess.
Grateful to, for (কৃতজ্ঞ): I am grateful to my friend for his help.
Guard from, against (সতর্ক হওয়া): He guarded me from (or against) the sudden attack from the robbers. You must guard against grammatical mistake in your essay.

The most Important Appropriate Prepositions starting with н

Hanker after (লালায়িত হওয়া): A good man does not hanker after wealth.
Hatred (for a person) (ঘৃণা): I have hatred for his greed for money.
Heir to (a property) (উত্তরাধিকারী): He is the sole heir to his father’s property.
Hide (a thing) (from a person) (লুকানো): I hide nothing from the members of the viva board.
Hostile to (বিরোধী): He is hostile (opposed) to my proposal.
Hinder from (বাধা দেয়া): My teacher hindered me from going to Dhanmondi Lake during class hour.
Hope of / for (আশা): A liar has no hope of/for success in life.
Hit upon (মতলব খাটান): He hit upon a plan to avoid danger.

The Most Important Appropriate Prepositions starting with I

Ignorant of (অজ্ঞ): An illiterate person is ignorant of the health rules.
Impart to (জ্ঞান দেয়া): Teachers impart (give) knowledge to the students.
Impose on (আরোপ কর); The manager Imposed duties on them. The task was imposed (put) on them.
In consequence of (ফলস্বরূপ): In consequence of the covid-19 many people lost their jobs.
In consideration of (বিবেচনায়): He has forgiven the man in consideration of his apology.
 In respect of ক্ষেত্রে): He is senior to me in respect of age.
In view of (বিবেচনায়), With a view to (উদ্দেশ্যে): In view of your apology, I pardon you this time. He came here with a view to getting my help.
Inclination for (ঝোঁক, প্রবণতা, অনুরাগ): He has no inclination for recitation of poetry.
Inclination to, for (ঝোঁক অনুরাগ): He has no inclination (leaning) to (or for) learning lessons.
Indebted to, for(ঋণী): I am indebted to you for your help in my danger.
Indifferent to (উদাসীন): He is indifferent to my sufferings.
Influenced by (প্রভাবিত): His decision was influenced by bribery.
Inform (a person), of (a thing) (জানানো): He informed me of his travel to the USA.
Innocent of (নির্দোষ): I am innocent of the accusation against me.
Inquire of (a person), about/into (a matter) (তদন্ত করা): Magistrate inquired of (asked) him about the murder. We shall inquire on/upon the matter.
Insist on/upon(জেদ করা): He insisted on/upon my doing this illegal job.
Interest or Interested in (আগ্রহী): She takes interest (or, is interested in this matter.
Introduce to (a person), into (a room) (পরিচিতি করানো): She introduced me to her brother.
Involved in (বিজড়িত): I am not involved in this crime.
Irrelevant to (a subject) (অপ্রাসঙ্গিক): Your conversation is irrelevant to the topic.
Irrespective of (নির্বিশেষে): We should love all man and animal irrespective of caste or creed because Allah created all.
Include in (অন্তর্ভুক্ত করা): My name was included in the winners’ list.
Intimate with (ঘনিষ্ঠ): They are intimate with each other.

The Most Important Appropriate Prepositions starting with J

Jealous of (ঈর্ষা পরায়ন): He is jealous of my reputation in the society.
Jeer at (বিদ্রুপ করা): Don’t jeer at the poor.
Jest at (ঠাট্টা করা): Don’t jest at your elder brothers and sisters.
Join to (সংযুক্তি ঘটানো): Join this pipe to the next pipe.
Join with (যুক্ত হওয়া): The man joined with the conspirators.
Join in (দলভুক্ত হওয়া): I shall join in his birthday party.
Jump at (লুফে নেওয়া): He jumped at my discount offer by Amazon.
Jump with (উল্লাসিত হওয়া): He jumped with joy for his success.

The Most Important Appropriate Prepositions starting with K

Key to (সমাধান): What is the key to your success in the company.
Kind to (দয়ালু): The lion is kind to his fellow animals in the jungle.
Kind of (দয়া): It is kind of you to allow me to see my mother in the hospital.

The Most Important Appropriate Prepositions starting with L

Lack in (অভাব থাকা): He lacks in presence of mind.
Lack of (অভাব): Our country has no lack of politicians.
Lack of: Lacking in (a thing) (ঘাটতি): Our country has no lack of natural resources. He is absolutely lacking in politeness in his behaviour.
Lame of (খোঁড়া): The man is lame of one leg.
Lament for (or over) (শোক করা): There is no use of lamenting for (or, over) the failure in the past.
Laugh at (ঠাট্টা করা): Do not laugh at the handicapped people.
Laugh at (বিদ্রুপ করা): Don’t laugh at the lame.
Lavish in (বেহিসেবি): He is lavish in his spending money.
Lean against (ঠেস দেওয়া): He leaned against the tall tree.
Liable for (দায়ী): He himself is liable for his poverty.
Likeness to (সদৃশ): He has likeness to his father.
Liking for (পছন্দ): I have no liking for his attitude towards women.
Live by (জীবিকা অর্জন করা): He lived by honest means throughout his life.
Live in, at (a place), on (a food), by (means), within, beyond (one’s means): He lives in Narayanganj, at Bandar. He lives on vegetables only. Live by honest means. He lives within or beyond his capabilities.
Long for (কামনা করা): Everybody longs (desires eagerly) for a peaceful life.
Loyal to (বিশ্বস্ত): Be loyal to your parents.
Loyal to (বাধ্য): The student is loyal to his teacher.
Liable to (দায়ী): Every citizen is liable to the authority of a country.

The most Important Appropriate Prepositions starting with M

Merge with (মিলিত হওয়া): All your photos will be merged with you album.
Mindful of (মনোযোগী): A good student is mindful of his duties.
Mourn for ( the dead) (শোক করা): We all mourn for the death of our beloved ones.
Married to (বিবাহিত): She is married to an architect engineer.
Match for (সমকক্ষ): He is no match for anyone in the office.
Moved by (অভিভূত): I am moved by his royalty to the seniors.
Moved at (হতচকিত): I was moved at that horrible sight.
Muse on (চিন্তা করা): He mused long on the music.

The Most Important Appropriate Preposition starting with N

Need of (অভাবগ্রস্ত): Need for (প্রয়োজন): I am in need of help. I have no need for maid servant in my family.
Natural to (স্বাভাবিক): Such rudeness is natural to him.
Necessary for/to (প্রয়োজন): Without hard work, nobody can succeed.
Necessity for (প্রয়োজনীয়তা): What is the necessity for this dictionary?
Noted for (খ্যাত): Kazi Nazrul Islam was noted for his rebel poems.

The Most Important Appropriate Preposition starting with O

Object to (প্রতিবাদ জানান): She objected to the decision.
Objection to, against (a proposal), against (a person) (আপত্তি): They have no objection to (or against) the proposal (or, against him).
Obstacle to (প্রতিবন্ধক): Poverty is often an obstacle to higher studies in the developing countries.
Occupied with (a business) (ব্যাপৃত): He is occupied with making money with politics.
Opportunity of (doing), for (action) (সুযোগ): He had no opportunity of earning money illegally.
Opposite in/of (বিপরীত): The two brothers are opposites in their disposition. Boys are the opposite of girls in body structure.
Opposition to (বিরোধিতা). The political party offered strong opposition to the bill.
Originate from (a person), (a thing) (উৎপত্তি হওয়া): The idea originated from the leader of the party. The fire originated in or from short circuit.
Overwhelmed with, at (অভিভূত): I am overwhelmed with grief at your brother’s death.
Owe to (ঋণী থাকা): We owe (be indebted for) to the freedom fighters.

The most Important Appropriate Prepositions starting with P

Parallel to (সমান্তরাল): Draw a line parallel to that.
Passion for (প্রবল আগ্রহ/ ঝোঁক): She has a passion for folk music,
Peculiar to (বৈশিষ্ট্যপূর্ণ): That style of dancing is peculiar to him.
Permit of ( অনুমতি পাওয়া/মেনে নেওয়া): Their conduct permits of no excuse.
Persist in (অটল ভাবে চালিয়ে যাওয়া): He persisted in exploiting the illiterate people.
Pleased with (a man) (সন্তুষ্ট): I am pleased with her (or about) for her conduct.
Poor in (spirit) (নিরাশ হওয়া): Don’t be poor in spirit.
Popular with, for (জনপ্রিয়): He is popular with all for his folk music.
Ponder over (গভীরভাবে চিন্তা করা ): The man is pondering over the mistakes he made.
Profitable to (লাভজনক): Agriculture proved profitable to the farmers this year.
Prohibit from (বিরত রাখা): I prohibited him from going to cities during outbreak of pandemic.
Precaution against (পূর্ব সতর্কতা): Take adequate precaution against COVID-19.
Prefer (one) to (another) (অধিকতর পছন্দ করা); Preferable to (অধিকতর পছন্দনীয়): I prefer (like better) coffee to tea. Coffee is preferable to tea.
Preside over, at (সভাপতিত্ব করা): She presided over the meeting.
Pretext for (ওজর): What is your pretext for being late.
Prevent (one) from (going) (বারণ করা): I prevented him from going to crowded place.
Prey to (শিকার): He is a prey to greed.
Pride (n) in; Pride (v) (oneself) on; Proud of (গর্বিত): He takes pride in or prides himself on his post. He is proud of his Proficiency in, at English.
Prone to (প্রবণ): He is prone to (inclined to something bad) eating heavily.
Proportionate to (সমানুপাতিক): Punishment should be proportionate to crime.
Protect from or against (রক্ষা করা), Protection against (সাবধানতা): I shall protect you from (or against) insecurity. Take proper protection against covid-19.
Provide against (the evil day), for (children) (পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা): You must provide something
against winter days for your children. I provide (supply) him with books or, I provide books to or for him).

The Most Important Appropriate Prepositions starting with Q

Qualified for (যোগ্য): She is qualified for the post.
Quick at (তৎপর): He is quick at drawing.

The Most Important Appropriate Prepositions starting with R

Reason for (n), with, about (v.) (যুক্তি): What is your reason for coming here?
Rebel against (বিদ্রোহ করা): The soldiers rebelled against the sudden attack.
Reduced to (poverty) (বাজে অবস্থায় নিয়ে বা চলে আসো): Corruption has been reduced to autocracy.
Refer to (উল্লেখ করা): Refer the matter to the authority for immediate action.
Refrain from (বিরত থাকা): I refrain from making any remark regarding this matter.
Regard for (শ্রদ্ধা): I have no regard (respect) for him for his harsh attitude.
Rejoice at (উল্লাসিত হওয়া ): She rejoiced at his grand success as a pilot.
Related to (সম্পর্কিত): I am related to her.
Relation to (another); between (the two) (সম্পর্ক): What relation is she to you? What is the relation between trees and oxygen?
Relevant to (প্রাসঙ্গিক): Your article is not relevant (pertinent) to the point.
Rely on (নির্ভর করা): You may rely on my promise.
Remarkable for (লক্ষণীয়): He is remarkable (noted) for his politeness.
Remedy for (প্রতিকার): There is no remedy for covid-19 accept vaccination.
Remind (one) of (a thing) (মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া): She reminded me of my promise.
Reply to (জবাব): I have sent a reply to his email.
Respect for (শ্রদ্ধা): I have great respect for patriot.
Respond to (সাড়া দেওয়া): Respond to the phone call.
Responsible for (one’s action) (দায়ী): She is responsible for her action.
Result of(ফলাফল): The result of autocracy is terrible.
Result from (উদ্ভূত হওয়া): Poverty results from laziness.
Result in (ফলে পর্যবসিত হওয়া): Falsehood results in misery.
Rich in (সমৃদ্ধশালী): Bangladesh is rich in natural diversity.
Rid of (মুক্ত): Get rid of your drugs.

The Most Important Appropriate Prepositions starting with S

Sanguine about (success) (আশাবাদী): She is sanguine (hopeful) about her success.
Satisfied with (সন্তুষ্ট): We should be satisfied with what we have.
Seek for (খোঁজা): Good people seek for respect.
Search for; In search of (খোঁজে): The police searched for it there. The police are in search of him.
Sentence to, for (দণ্ডাদেশ দেয়া): He was sentenced to life imprisonment for murder.
Short of (অভাব): I am short of money.
Similar to (সদৃশ): This mobile is similar to that.
Smile at (বিদ্রূপ করা): Nobody should smile at the poor.
Sorry for (দুঃখিত): I am sorry for the mistake.
Speak with, to, about, for, on (বলা): I hate to speak with him. I spoke to him about the examination. He speaks highly of you. He spoke on the topic,
Stare at (a person) (স্থির দৃষ্টিতে তাকানো): He stared at her. She stared at my sudden entrance.
Start for, from (a place), at (যাত্রা করা): He started for Dhaka from home at 9 a.m.
Startled at (আশ্চর্য হওয়া): I was startled at the sight.
Stick to (লেগে থাকা) (a thing): Stick to your ambition.
Strange to (অপরিচিত / অদ্ভুত): This place is strange to me.
Submit to (বশ্যতা স্বীকার করা): The rebels submitted to the king.
Subordinate to (অধঃস্তন): He is subordinate (lower in position) to me in the office.
Suffer from (fever), for (one’s misdeeds) (ভোগা, কষ্ট পাওয়া): I am suffering from fever.
 You must suffer for your wrong to others.
Sufficient for (পর্যাপ্ত): Sufficient air is essential for good health.
Suitable for, to (one), to (an occasion) (উপযুক্ত): This location is not suitable for (or to) me. The decoration was not suitable to the occasion.
Supply (a person) with (a thing), to (a person) (সরবরাহ করা): He supplied us with pure water. He supplied food to the poor.
Sure of (নিশ্চিত): I am sure of your victory.
Surprised at, by (বিস্মিত অবাক): I am surprised at or by her conduct.
Suspect of something (সন্দেহ করা): I suspect him of robbery.
Suspicious of (সন্দিহান): He is suspicious of her modesty.
Sympathy for, with (সহানুভূতি): She has no sympathy for (or with) him.

The most Important Appropriate Preposition Starting with T

Talk with, to, of, about, over (কথা বলা): She was talking to (or with) Abdul about (of, over) it.
Taste for (liking for) (পছন্দ): He has no taste for rock nusic.
Thankful to, for (কৃতজ্ঞ): I am thankful to your sister for her help.
Think of, about (চিন্তা করা): What do you think of or about you new friend? He thinks of running away.
Think over (বিবেচনা করা): Think carefully over his suggestion.
Thirst for (কামনা করা): We all thirst for riches.
Tolerant of (সহনশীল): We must be tolerant of the opinion of others.
Tremble with (fear) (ভয়ে কাঁপা): She trembled with fear.
True to (একনিষ্ঠ): Be true to your promise.
Triumph over (জয় লাভ করা): Truth always triumphs over falsehood.

The most Important Appropriate Preposition Starting with U

Used to (অভ্যস্ত): He is used to such labour.
Unaware of (অজ্ঞাত): She was unaware of the incident.
Union with (মিলন): They sought union with their enemy.
Use of (প্রয়োজন): There is no use of your coming here.
Use for (প্রয়োজন): I have no use for this car.

The most Important Appropriate Preposition Starting with V

Vary from, (at) Variance with (ভিন্নতর হওয়া): Your ideas varies (differs) from his.
Vain of (গর্বিত): The lady is vain of her new car.
Versed in (দক্ষ): Sher-E-Bangla was versed in polities.
Vest in (অর্পণ করা): The power was vested in the Minister.
Vie with (প্রতিযোগিতা করা): The men vied with one another to appease the boss.
Visit to (পরিদর্শন): The Education Board inspector went on a visit to the college.
Victim of (বলি শিকার): He was a victim of the water pollution of this area.
Victim to (অর্থলিপ্সা): He fell a victim to bribe.
Void of (শুন্য): Your remark is void of any significance.
Vested with ( অধিকাররূপে ন্যস্ত করা ) The Prime Minister is vested with absolute power by the constitution.
Vexed with (বিরক্তিবোধ): I am vexed with your attitude.
Vexed at (বিক্ষুব্ধ): She was vexed at your objection to it.

The most Important Appropriate Prepositions starting with W

Wait for (a person), (অপেক্ষা করা) upon: We waited for your attention.
Want of (noun), (অভাব) Wanting in (অভাব): My father has no want of money now. She is wanting in common sense.
Wait upon (সেবা করা): A nurse attends upon the patients in the hospital.
Warn against ( কারো বিরুদ্ধে সতর্ক করা ): The teacher warned the students against the unfair means in the examination.
Wink at (দেখেও না দেখা): Teachers should not wink at their students’ fault.
Weak in (a subject or mind) (দুর্বল): He is weak in English.
Wish for (আকাঙ্ক্ষা কর): I do not wish for illegal money.
Wonder at (বিস্মিত হওয়া): We wondered at the giant whale.
Worthy of (যোগ্য): The freedom fighters are worthy of praise (or, favour).

The most Important Appropriate Prepositions starting with Y

Yield to (বশ্যতা স্বীকার করা): The rebels yielded to the law enforcing agency.
Yearn for (আকাঙ্ক্ষা করা): She yearned for a ride on the horse.
Yearn to (ব্যাকুল হওয়া): The baby yearned to come back to her mother

The most Important Appropriate Prepositions starting with Z

Zealous for (আগ্রহী): All are zealous for happiness.
Zest for (ভালো কাজে আসক্তি): She has zest for humanitarian deeds.
Zeal for (উৎসাহী): Dr. Maleka Al Raji had a great zeal for education and founded Dr Maleka college at Dhanmondi.

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