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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news

Idioms:

  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.