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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.