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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.

Idioms:

  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.