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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.