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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.

Idioms:

  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.