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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly