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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).

Idioms:

  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.