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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.