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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.

Idioms:

  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.