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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.