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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.