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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?

Idioms:

  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )