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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.

Idioms:

  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.