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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.

Idioms:

  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.