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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.

Idioms:

  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.