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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Aware of ( সচেতন ) Man should aware of the danger of environment pollution.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.