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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.