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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.

Idioms:

  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.