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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌

Idioms:

  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )