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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.