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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.

Idioms:

  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.