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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.