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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.