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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.