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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.

Idioms:

  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.