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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.