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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.