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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.