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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.