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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.