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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )