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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.