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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.

Idioms:

  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.