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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.

Idioms:

  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.