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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.

Idioms:

  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.