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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.