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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.

Idioms:

  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.