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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.

Idioms:

  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )