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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.

Idioms:

  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.