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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.

Idioms:

  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.