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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.