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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Aware of ( সচেতন ) Man should aware of the danger of environment pollution.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.

Idioms:

  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.