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Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.