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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.