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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.