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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.