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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.

Idioms:

  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide