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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.