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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.