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Appropriate Preposition:

  • 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.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.

Idioms:

  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.