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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.

Idioms:

  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.