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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.

Idioms:

  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.