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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Faith with ( বিশ্বাস (ভঙ্গ) ) He broke faith with me.

Idioms:

  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.