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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.

Idioms:

  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.