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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Escape from ( পলায়ন করা ) The prisoner escaped from the jail.

Idioms:

  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.