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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.