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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.