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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.

Idioms:

  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.